Library resources related to psychology and brain science..
Note: Books have been moved off-site for the renovation. If you need a book, find it in the catalog and request it.
Browse in the Science Reference collection on C-level to find reference works that deal with psychology, the brain, and neuroscience. Click on the call numbers and you'll be able to see how they break down further so you can browse the circulating books in the shelves.
- BFBF contains books about psychology, including emotions, attitudes, developmental psychology, and cognition.
- QPQP is the big section about physiology. But anything between QP351 and QP459 is brain chemistry, neuroscience, or the senses.
- RCPsychiatry is embedded in the RC section. You can find the psychiatry books between RC321 and RC571.
Search background material for explanations of concepts and terms.
(All of these are online.)
Selected Print Psychology Reference Books
These are a few of our bigger reference sets about psychology.
Please request the volumes you want through the library catalog.
- Handbook of PsychologyCall Number: Online AccessISBN: 9780471176695A 12-volume set, with each volume focusing on a specific area within psychology, including Biological Psychology, Assessment Psychology, and Research Methods in Psychology.
- The SensesCall Number: Eisenhower C Level Reference, Non-Circulating QP431.S4425 2008ISBN: 9780126394825This is a 6-volume set. Volumes 1 and 2 cover Vision. Other volumes cover Audition, Olfaction & Taste, Pain, and Somatosensation. These books can only be used in the Eisenhower Library and cannot be checked out.
- Handbook of Psychological Assessment byISBN: 9780128022030Publication Date: 2019-02-26The fourth edition of the Handbook of Psychological Assessment, provides scholarly overviews of the major areas of psychological assessment, including test development, psychometrics, technology of testing, and commonly used assessment measures. Psychological assessment is included for all ages, with new coverage encompassing ethnic minorities and the elderly. Assessment methodology discussed includes formal testing, interviewing, and observation of behavior. The handbook also discusses assessment of personality and behavior, including intelligence, aptitude, interest, achievement, personality and psychopathology. New coverage includes use of assessments in forensic applications.